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Any helpful weight loss plans. Im 40, 5'3, and weight 285 ugh!!

Ive been on every diet imaginable. I know what I should be eating, and I should be out at least walking for 30 minutes a day which Im doing. Are there any protein shakes out there that arent loaded with sugar? PLEASE I know im fat so no hurtful comments.

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The best "plan" is a lifestyle and it starts in your head. When you've had enough and you're fed up with yourself you will make a decision to change your life...permanently.
Any "plan" or "diet" comes with an ultimate "end".....but choosing to change your lifestyle is a journey.
Make some short term and long term goals. Find out what motivates you. Track (and log) your weight, BMI, measurements, BMR, body fat/lean muscle ratio so that you will always have something to inspire you.
Start small, but start today!
Walking: park farther away from the store, office, etc.
Substitution: have Subway instead of McDonMcDonald'sit instead of fattening desserts
Limit: portion sizes, alcohol consumption
Eliminate: second helpings (you don't have to do without anything if you can control it)
Once you start losing some weight, reward yourself with clothes, manicure, facial, etc. Make the reward equal to the achievement.
If you stay commited to walking then try a local rec center fitness class. Don't join a gym right away, it's overwhelming.
Give yourself time to lose 100 or more pounds.....after all, how long did it take you to put on all this weight??

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the ASK auto spell check, messed up more than it corrected. After screwing up the McDonald's, the 11th line should read "have fruit instead of fattening desserts"
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wear a sweat suit and run alot but could be danderous

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HAHA I believe the ambulance would have to follow me.The friction from the sweatsuit and my theighs would set a blaze Im sure LOL.
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no it really works you just have to be careful
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I'm 60, 5'2". Started losing about 14 months ago. Started out at 232.9, am now 155.8. While my weight loss gas slowed down to a super slow crawl, I still losing. If you are actually interested in losing weight in such a way that you can keep it off and nit looking for some magic diet (like so many here do daily), key me know. I'd be happy to share.

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Im VERY interested in any advice. I know there is no magic pill, trust me on that one. I would love to hear what you have to offer. Thank you for resonding.
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I say this because my husband is about 180 pounds overweight. He has dieted and lost weight but he always thinks of a diet as that temporary thing until he loses the weight. He also sees dieting as him horribly depriving himself. SO......
I'm diabetic so losing it extra difficult for me. The most I lost was about 5 pounds a month. That's actually good as you have the time to form good habits and losing weight slowly helps make it easier to keep it off. THIS IS HOW I LIVE.
DON'T DECIDE WHAT NUMBER on the scale you have to get down to. This us about life style. I try to buy healthy foods but mainly I just get regular food at the grocery. EVERYDAY you eat mostly (this requires personal honesty) healthy food with extremely good portion control. Find good exercise that you will do daily. Here's what I do per week: Monday thru Friday I ride my exercise bike.....6 miles/30minutes 2 times daily. Then EVERYDAY in the afternoon I walk my dog about 2 1/2 miles. I have an app on my phone that is a pedometer which helps a lot.
If you have any other questions, please ask.
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excellent advice and suggestions cookie :)
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Here's the best plan: motivation and dedication.

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Thats easy to say probably coming from a thin person whose never had a weight issure Im assuming. Im working on it though. Thank you for your feedback.
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Have to agree with Mona there...lots of good advice... change happens when you decide to do it for yourself. I recently lost weight by 1. deciding I was tired of what I was doing, 2. buying an annual membership to the local rec center where I take Pilates and Yoga (getting out of the house, being accountable to my pocket book, and having instructors who notice my absence and progress) as well as hitting the treadmill every now and then, 3. keeping my fingers and hands busy to keep them out of the snacks, 4. keeping my snacking weaknesses out of the house, 5. drinking lots of water, 6. and hitting the bed instead of staying up for shows (which is when I tend to snack) I tape them instead and watch them later if I love them that much. It will ALWAYS take more time and effort to take off the pounds than put them on, be good to yourself, don't do anything you are unwilling to do for a lifetime!

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